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It’s a Wonderful Life

by The Staff December 18, 2013

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Another beloved Capital Region holiday tradition continues tomorrow night (Friday) with It’s a Wonderful Life at the Palace. Last year, we pondered the supreme villainy of Lionel Barrymore as Mr. Potter. Now, let us consider one ...

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It Happened One Night

by The Staff November 13, 2013

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  Frank Capra’s screwball comedy was the first film to win all five top Academy Awards: Best Picture, Director, Screenplay, Actor and Actress. In spite of the weight of all these awards, it remains a genuinely ...

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It’s a Wonderful Life

by The Staff December 20, 2012

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  Frank Capra’s holiday classic is about a hero who doesn’t know he’s a hero. George Bailey (James Stewart) doesn’t realize he’s the glue that’s held his hometown together; he also doesn’t realize what a “wonderful ...

Palace Theatre

Short and Too Sweet

by James Yeara December 6, 2012

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  Frank Capra’s 1946 film It’s a Wonderful Life is a beloved holiday classic today. The two-hour-and-10-minute black-and-white film is as sentimental as movies come (“Capra-corn”), but there’s an edge to it, as there is in ...

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This Wonderful Life

by The Staff November 20, 2012

  Take a moment and reach into your pocket—did you find Zuzu’s petals? As you might have guessed from the slightly altered title, This Wonderful Life is an adaptation of Frank Capra’s holiday classic, It’s a Wonderful ...

Capital Repertory Theatre

It’s a Wonderful Life

by The Staff December 21, 2011

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Is your holiday experience really complete without a little It’s a Wonderful Life in it? We don’t think so. In what has become a tradition, the folks at the Palace Theatre will screen Frank Capra’s classic ...

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